The basement

Photo:The Cottages basement staircase.

The Cottages basement staircase.

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Photo:Coal shutes at the rear of the premises.

Coal shutes at the rear of the premises.

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Photo:A well supported basement!

A well supported basement!

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Well supported

By Jo Spence

The Cottages basement was never used.  I can understand why looking at these pictures.  I wonder if those working above realised how well they were supported!

This page was added by Joe Editor on 31/08/2007.
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I think it is a good job that we did not know what was beneath us!
Jenny

By Jenny Hammond
On 08/11/2007